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Your horoscope for the week ahead: An energetic boost will fuel your drive and clear what blocks your path

You’re going to like the changes that are coming your way.

You’re going to like the changes that are coming your way

The Lunar Month culminates in a Full Moon this week on Tuesday. It will take place in the first degree of Virgo. Healing will be a major theme, and the emphasis will be on finding ways of remedying what is currently wrong in your life.

Big breakthroughs are in store. An impressive energetic boost from a potent Sun sextile Uranus alignment will fuel your drive to clear away all that has been holding you back. A sextile is a 60-degree angle. It's thoroughly auspicious, and it's taking place between two very important astrological entities – the Sun and Uranus.

The Sun represents the fulfilment of your destiny – the need to be the person you were meant to be. Uranus represents revolution and innovation. The ancient god of the sky will make you fearless. You're going to like the changes that are coming your way. You'll find the power to open previously forbidden doors and discover a world you never dreamed of experiencing.

Here is your horoscope for the week of Monday, February 18, 2018.

Aries

Positive and constructive steps need to be taken if you are to execute a cherished dream. The problem is that it's so hard to find the time in your busy schedule to see the big picture. You need to get ahead of the game and look over your day-to-day affairs from a bird's eye point of view. The Sun sextile Uranus will lift you up to higher vantage point. You'll find ways of working faster and more efficiently, so you can get your work done in record time. You'll feel stronger and more capable of steering your life in the direction you want to take it.

Taurus

A change in your circumstances has come as a blessing. It's compelling you to go beyond boundaries set by fear. You've spent a long time struggling to understand what is holding up progress in a certain area of your life. Everything else has been fine – no big problems, but in one particular area you're coming up short. This is exactly where this Sun sextile Uranus will kick off a new chapter in your life. The pace of change in this world is demanding fast action and that's exactly what will come for you. Massive gains will come right where you need them.

Gemini

There are always potential negative ramifications to any decision or action we take. Being aware of them is one thing but dwelling on them is quite another. Scan your thoughts carefully and quarantine the ones that have a negative tone. This will bring a shift in your spirits and allow you to reap the benefits of the Sun sextile Uranus this week. Where once there was a looming problem, you'll spot the silver lining and find opportunities that were buried in a fog. A big block is finally breaking down. Your possibilities are essentially limitless.

Cancer

Some people just can't help themselves. They go round and round in circles, never understanding that there is an easier way to get things done. The Sun sextile Uranus will instruct you on how to conduct your business with greater efficiency. The stars do not wish to cast aspersions on your intelligence – far be it, but they do wish to show you how to get from point A to point B faster and with less effort. If an important process is to be expedited, you'll have buckle down and adopt a firmer no-nonsense attitude.

Leo

The weight of inescapable responsibilities can take their toll on our emotional health. And if they go on for too long our physical health suffers too. The Sun sextile Uranus is wafting a serendipitous breeze your way. Considering all that you've been through, this may be hard to believe. Nonetheless, it will cause you to appreciate yourself more, and the necessity to fulfil your needs. As this shift in your self-respect starts to take hold, you'll find it easier to say what you really think. It's imperative to understand that it's your happiness that really counts.

Virgo

The Sun sextile Uranus this week will spark off an innovative insight. A great idea will flash like a neon light inside your head. Recent events have made you fear some unknown intangible challenge. You're not even sure if it exists, but you do feel it. It might very well be your reliable intuition at work. Don't let it worry you. Okay, let's say there is a threat — that Sun/Uranus alignment will get you thinking out of the box. You'll find a way to vanquish this dark source. Your fears will turn to joy as you realize that you have a way to win an important battle.

Libra

The Sun sextile Uranus will blast away blockages and obstructions that have been holding up a special process. Delays and hold ups will always be around, but your ability to find ingenious and inventive solutions will make all the difference. You'll be happy to know that your prospects are far more inspired than they have been in a long time. The stars insist upon it. Your world is filling with interesting options and attractive propositions. As long as you understand that you have the wisdom to choose judiciously, you will always make the right moves at the right times.

Scorpio

The power of the imagination should never be underestimated, especially yours. Fortunately, your practical wisdom and grounding in realistic expectations stops you from flying off into outer space. Your common-sense attitude allows you to apply your imagination in concrete ways. Gravity has a strong pull on you. So keep dreaming no matter now far-fetched your dreams may seem. You will be kept safe. The Sun sextile Uranus this week will eke a great idea out of your imagination and show how to manifest it.

Sagittarius

Things aren't perfect. They never are. Yes, undeniably, your life could use some improvement. But at least you're in the game and working assiduously in your climb to the summit. Things are not as settled as you'd like, but the prevailing winds are leading you to where you will find the happiness you desire and deserve. The Sun sextile Uranus will provide you with the spark to get moving at the speed of light. A flash of genius will galvanize you into action. Everything is falling neatly into place.

Capricorn

Spending time in a comfortable environment is lovely but if we overindulge, it can make us soft. We run the risk of becoming lazy and indolent. Before you know it, you're in the doldrums – listless and lethargic. So, feel good about whatever is causing you to worry. It's keeping you alive and active. Be an impeccable warrior – always ready to meet any challenge with alacrity. The Sun sextile Uranus is helping you appreciate the need for independence. You're a maverick. You're a free soul. Do things your way, not the way social norms dictate.

Aquarius

You can thank your lucky stars for the great wisdom you have gained through the vagaries of life. You are probably not aware of your uncanny ability to be at the right place at the right time. Sure, the opposite happens too, like you're caught in a downpour without an umbrella, but knowing you, you are likely to be offered one by a kind soul who sees your predicament. The Sun sextile Uranus alignment this week will offer you a lucky turn of events that gets you out of tight corner. You are most deserving of the luck the sky is bestowing on you.

Pisces

It's time for decisive action. What are you waiting for? No more dithering. No more prevarication. Make it happen. The Sun sextile Uranus is a call to arms. Success is dependent on your attitude, so do not get into a frazzle over the minutiae. If something seems it can't be done now, you'll just have to do it regardless. You have the power to move mountains and put out fires. Approach your challenge with an attitude of resolute determination. A magic door will appear and open wide. Enter!

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